mkharper mkharper at gmail.com
Wed Nov 13 12:09:54 CET 2013

```On Wednesday, November 13, 2013 4:18:58 AM UTC, saad imran wrote:
> Could you point out any errors in my code:
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>  #This is a game where you have to escape a dragon.
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> import random
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> import pygame
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> # Define questions and answers.
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> que1 = "4481 *2"
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> ans1 = "8962"
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> que2 = "457 * 21"
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> ans2 =  "9597"
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> que3 = "2345*23"
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> ans3 =  "53935"
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> que4 = "Who plays against the USA in golf's Walker Cup?"
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> ans4 = "britain"
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> que5 = "Which game is played in autumn using the fruit of the horse chestnut tree?"
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> ans5 = "conkers"
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> que6 = "From what country does Lego come?"
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> ans6 = "denmark"
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> que7 = "What term is used in cricket for the two men on the field who decide on whether batsmen are out, and signal for extras and boundaries?"
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> ans7 =  "umpire"
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> que8 = "What date was D-Day?"
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> ans8 = "06,06,1944"
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> que9 ="Who is called the 'Great One' in hockey history?"
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> ans9 = "wayne gretzky"
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> # intro
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> print("Welcome!")
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> print("")
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> name = input("What is your name? ")
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> print("")
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> print("You are in a cave and hear a dragon!",name)
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> print("")
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> print("Thinking you are doomed, you panic and run")
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> print("")
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> # Ask whether user wants to play or not
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> print("You run into a wizard who tells you that he will teleport you out of the cave if you solve his questions!")
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> print("")
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> game = input("Do you trust him?(y/n) ")
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> print("")
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> #if he doesn't game is ended
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> if game == "N" or game == "n":
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>     print("The dragon catches you and you are doomed!")
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>     gameloop = False
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>     loop = False
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> # if he does, game starts
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> else:
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>     gameLoop = True
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>     while gameLoop ==True:
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>         # Tell user how to write answers
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>         print("Please use all lower case letters. date format is dd,mm,yyyy")
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>         print("dragon is red, You are green!")
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>         # The following code intialises a pygame window where user can track progress of self and dragon
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>         # Needed to initialize pygame
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>         pygame.init()
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>         # define variable for user position
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>         userX =75
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>         userY =450
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>         # define variable for dragon position.
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>         dragonX = 0
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>         dragonY = 450
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>         # Define some Constants(colours and screen size)
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>         BLACK = (0, 0, 0)
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>         WHITE = (255, 255, 255)
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>         GREEN = (0, 255, 0)
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>         RED = (255, 0, 0)
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>         SCREEN_WIDTH = 700
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>         SCREEN_HEIGHT = 500
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>         # Create a screen
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>         size = [SCREEN_WIDTH,SCREEN_HEIGHT]
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>         screen = pygame.display.set_mode(size)
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>         pygame.display.set_caption("dragonEscape Game")
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>         # Used to manage how fast the screen updates
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>         clock = pygame.time.Clock()
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>         #Loop until the user clicks the close button.
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>         loop = True
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>         # -------- Main Program Loop -----------
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>         while loop == True:
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>             # EVENT PROCESSING
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>             for event in pygame.event.get():
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>                 if event.type == pygame.QUIT:
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>                     loop = False
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>             #if user is caught
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>             if userX <= dragonX:
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>                 print("The dragon ate you for dinner!")
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>                 loop = False
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>                 gameLoop = False
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>             #if user wins
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>             if userX >= 680:
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>                 print("You win!")
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>                 loop = False
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>                 gameLoop = False
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>             # DRAW COMMANDS
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>             screen.fill(WHITE)
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>             pygame.draw.rect(screen, GREEN, [userX,userY,50,50])
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>             pygame.draw.rect(screen, RED, [dragonX,dragonY,50,50])
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>             pygame.draw.line(screen, BLACK, [680,0],[680,500],40)
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>             #Code to generate random number
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>             questionSelection = random.randrange(1,10)
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>             # if statements that select question randomly based on random number generated and collects user answer
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>             print("")
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>             print("")
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>             print("")
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>             print("")
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>             print("")
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>             print("")
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>             if questionSelection == 1:
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>                 print(que1)
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>                     print("Correct!")
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>                     userX += 75
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>                 else:
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>                     print("UH-OH!")
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>                     dragonX += 75
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>             elif questionSelection == 2:
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>                 print(que1)
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>                     print("Correct!")
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>                     userX += 75
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>                 else:
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>                     print("UH-OH!")
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>                     dragonX += 75
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>             elif questionSelection == 3:
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>                 print(que1)
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>                     print("Correct!")
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>                     userX += 75
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>                 else:
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>                     print("UH-OH!")
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>                     dragonX += 75
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>             elif questionSelection == 4:
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>                  print(que1)
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>                     print("Correct!")
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>                     userX += 75
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>                 else:
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>                     print("UH-OH!")
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>                     dragonX += 75
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>             elif questionSelection == 5:
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>                 print(que1)
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>                     print("Correct!")
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>                     userX += 75
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>                 else:
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>                     print("UH-OH!")
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>                     dragonX += 75
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>             elif questionSelection == 6:
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>                 print(que1)
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>                     print("Correct!")
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>                     userX +=75
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>                 else:
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>                     print("UH-OH!")
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>                     dragonX += 75
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>             elif questionSelection == 7:
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>                 print(que1)
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>                     print("Correct!")
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>                     userX += 75
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>                 else:
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>                     print("UH-OH!")
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>                     dragonX += 75
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>             elif questionSelection == 8:
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>                 print(que1)
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>                     print("Correct!")
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>                     userX += 76
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>                 else:
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>                     print("UH-OH!")
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>                     dragonX += 75
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>             else:
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>                 print(que9)
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>                     print("Correct!")
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>                     userX += 25
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>                 else:
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>                     print("UH-OH!")
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>                     dragonX += 75
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>             print("")
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>             print("")
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>             print("")
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>             print("")
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>             print("")
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>             # Update Screen
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>             pygame.display.flip()
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>             # Set frames per second
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>             clock.tick(20)
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>         # -------- End of Main Program Loop --------
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>         # Close the window and quit.
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>         pygame.quit()
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> #game over, ending remarks.
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> print("Thanks for playing!")

I've had a play and the following "does something".
(I'm running Python 2.7 so replaced input with raw_input.)
(User can use upper or lower case, just lower it before test.)

I'm out of time but hope the following helps.

Kind regards,

Michael

#!/usr/bin/env python
"""
This is a game where you have to escape a dragon.

"""

import random
import pygame

QUE = {1: "4 x 2",
2: "3 x 6",
3: "2 x 5",
4: "6 / 2",
5: "7 + 7",
6: "8 - 3",
7: "5 x 5",
8: "4 / 1",
9: "0 x 6", }

ANS = {1: "8;75;75",
2: "18;75;75",
3: "10;75;75",
4: "3;75;75",
5: "14;75;75",
6: "5;75;75",
7: "25;75;75",
8: "4;75;75",
9: "0;75;75", }

# intro
print("Welcome!\n")
NAME = raw_input("What is your name?: ")
print("\nYou are in a cave and hear a dragon %s!" % NAME)
print("Thinking you are doomed, you panic and run")

# Ask whether user wants to play or not
print("You run into a wizard who tells you that he will")
print("teleport you out of the cave if you solve his questions!\n")
GAME = raw_input("Do you trust him? (y/n): ")

#if he doesn't game is ended
if GAME.lower() == "n":
print("The dragon catches you and you are doomed!\n")
GAMELOOP = False
LOOP = False

# if he does, game starts
else:
GAMELOOP = True
while GAMELOOP == True:
print("(Dragon is red, You are green!)\n")

# Following code intialises a pygame window
# where user can track progress of self and dragon.
# Initialize pygame
pygame.init()

# define variable for user position
USERX = 75
USERY = 450

# define variable for dragon position.
DRAGONX = 0
DRAGONY = 450

# Define some Constants(colours and screen size)
BLACK = (0, 0, 0,)
WHITE = (255, 255, 255,)
GREEN = (0, 255, 0,)
RED = (255, 0, 0,)

SCREEN_WIDTH = 700
SCREEN_HEIGHT = 500

# Create a screen
SIZE = [SCREEN_WIDTH, SCREEN_HEIGHT]
SCREEN = pygame.display.set_mode(SIZE)
pygame.display.set_caption("dragonEscape Game")

# Used to manage how fast the screen updates
CLOCK = pygame.time.Clock()

# Loop until the user clicks the close button.
LOOP = True

# -------- Main Program Loop -----------
while LOOP:
# EVENT PROCESSING
for event in pygame.event.get():
if event.type == pygame.QUIT:
LOOP = False
# DRAW COMMANDS
SCREEN.fill(WHITE)
pygame.draw.rect(SCREEN, GREEN, [USERX, USERY, 50, 50])
pygame.draw.rect(SCREEN, RED, [DRAGONX, DRAGONY, 50, 50])
pygame.draw.line(SCREEN, BLACK, [680, 0], [680, 500], 40)
pygame.display.flip()

# Code to generate random number
QUESEL = random.randrange(1, 10)
# if statements that select question randomly based on random number generated

print("\n"*3)
print(QUE[QUESEL])
PLAYERANS = raw_input("What do you think the answer is? ")
if PLAYERANS.lower() == ANS[QUESEL].split(';')[0].lower():
print("Correct!")
USERX += int(ANS[QUESEL].split(';')[1])
else:
print("UH-OH!")
DRAGONX += int(ANS[QUESEL].split(';')[2])
print "\n"*2

# Update Screen
pygame.display.flip()
CLOCK.tick(20)

#if user is caught
if USERX <= DRAGONX:
print("The dragon ate you for dinner!")
LOOP = False
GAMELOOP = False
#if user wins
if USERX >= 680:
print("You win!")
LOOP = False
GAMELOOP = False

# Set frames per second
# --------- End of Main Program Loop ---------

# Close the window and quit.
pygame.quit()

#game over, ending remarks.
print "Thanks for playing!"

```